An Overanalysis Of The Tightest Battle In Recent F1 History

It feels like a long time since we've seen such tight wheel-to-wheel racing by top drivers in F1. Here's an overanalysis of the conclusion of the laps-long Alonso vs Vettel battle at yesterday's British Grand Prix. » 7/07/14 8:00pm 7/07/14 8:00pm

British Grand Prix Red Flagged After This Kimi Raikkonen Crash

Ferrari's Kimi Raikkonen crashed out right at the start of the British Grand Prix, taking out Felipe Massa with him. It appears Kimi was trying to rejoin the track after going wide, lost it, causing Massa to spin out trying to avoid the Ferrari driver. » 7/06/14 8:38am 7/06/14 8:38am

Bernie Ecclestone Not Worried About F1 Boycott Due To Awful Tires

Sunday's British Grand Prix saw more than its share of issues for Pirelli, with six drivers suffering tire failures. That has started rumblings that drivers could boycott racing until the tire issues are totally resolved. F1 supremo Bernie Ecclestone says that won't happen. » 7/02/13 1:19pm 7/02/13 1:19pm

British Grand Prix Full Of Drama, But For All The Wrong Reasons

Today's Formula One British Grand Prix was an absolute mess, especially when compared with the relative tameness of the Canadian Grand Prix and the Monaco Grand Prix. This race wasn't about the failure of the drivers to maintain the racing line, this race was about the failure of one thing – the tires. » 6/30/13 11:44am 6/30/13 11:44am

A British Grand Prix On London's Streets Would Be An Absolute Blast

This weekend the British Grand Prix will take place at the Silverstone Circuit, as it has for many years. But what if it was held on a street course in London instead? » 6/28/13 11:57am 6/28/13 11:57am

Airborne at the very first British Grand Prix

This spectacular photo was taken on October 2, 1948, at the first race weekend held on a converted British bomber station whose name you’ll recognize: Silverstone. » 9/28/11 12:30pm 9/28/11 12:30pm

Performance through lightweight explained

This photo of the Team Lotus pits at the 1970 British Grand Prix finally reveals what Lotus founder Colin Chapman (background, with stopwatch) meant by performance through lightweight. It’s nothing to do with pencil-thin suspension pieces or cross-drilled aluminum parts and all to do with having British supermodel… » 8/09/11 2:30pm 8/09/11 2:30pm

The 2011 British Grand Prix in Crayola

Under rule changes as capricious as the British weather, Formula One returned to its first-ever venue. Silverstone may be new in layout, but it is also very old, and you still need only three words to describe it: fast, fast, fast. Warning: spoilers. » 7/11/11 4:30pm 7/11/11 4:30pm

Insert Crass Flaming Fecal Matter Joke Here

Our first choice of a headline for Mark Webber celebrating last week's British Grand Prix was a crass joke. But you deserve better than smack-you-in-the-head middle school playground humor. So we went with headline option number two. Wait a sec... » 7/20/10 8:30am 7/20/10 8:30am

Silverstone Signs 17-Year Deal For British Grand Prix

After lingering in limbo for months, Silverstone, the site of the first ever Formula One Grand Prix is back on the calendar in a 17-year deal as the location of the British Grand Prix. » 12/07/09 10:00am 12/07/09 10:00am

Mark Webber On His Day Off

Inching ever closer to his first ever Grand Prix victory, Red Bull’s Mark Webber spent his free weekend between the British and the German Grands Prix at a motorcycle race. We got inside his head. » 6/30/09 12:30pm 6/30/09 12:30pm

Formula One Through Tilt-Shift Lenses

Originally developed for architectural photography, tilting and shifting lenses are much more than gadgets for turning cars into toys. Professionals even use them to document the ins and outs of Formula One. Mega-sized gallery below. » 6/24/09 12:00pm 6/24/09 12:00pm

The Devil in Herr Vettel

Surprised about Sebastian Vettel’s stunning performance at last Sunday’s British Grand Prix? Be surprised no more: he has signed a hefty pact with the devil. » 6/23/09 4:30pm 6/23/09 4:30pm

The 12 Brits Who've Won Their Home Grand Prix

A dozen men have walked on the Moon—and twelve Brits have won the British GP since first held in 1950 at Silverstone. Meet the men whose shoulders Jenson Button is set to stand on this Sunday. » 6/20/09 1:30pm 6/20/09 1:30pm

So I Woke Up This Morning And F1 Was Dead


The bough has apparently broken: as we head into what are perhaps the last hours of Formula One as we know it, the teams and the FIA have yet to reach a compromise. » 6/19/09 12:15pm 6/19/09 12:15pm

Sir Frank Williams: "I just love racing, I love speed. I love the…

Published hours before his team became one of only two to enter next year’s world championship, Brad Spurgeon’s interview with the F1 veteran is a touching portrait of a man who lives and breathes racing. » 6/19/09 8:30am 6/19/09 8:30am